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[UK] WARNING: Charities say 250,000 people will DIE from preventable conditions by 2025

“This report shows how maintaining a strong focus on public health – which has led to important breakthroughs like salt reduction in processed foods, banning smoking in public places and the introduction of front-of-pack food labelling over the last fift
The [London, UK] Express
added Jun 8, 2016 18:02
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Living longer, living well: How we can achieve the World Health Organization’s ‘25 by 25’ goals in the UK (PDF)

It now lies with policy makers to implement (and evaluate) interventions to reduce the vast disease burden associated with poor diet, physical inactivity, smoking and alcohol consumption. ... Smoking is responsible for over 80% of all deaths from
Richmond Group of Charities (uk)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:01
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[UK] World Health Day: 9 things you’re doing that could give you diabetes and how to avoid getting it

The more you smoke, the greater your risk of diabetes. If you’re a heavy smoker on more than 20 a day then you almost double your risk of developing the disease compared to non-smokers. The best thing to do is to cut down how much you light up – or bet
Metro Café (uk)
added Apr 7, 2016 12:08
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[India] Fawad Khan OPENS up about how his SMOKING caused him diabetes!

earlier it was believed to occur because of an autoimmune disorder that can come on because of a viral infection.” So how did he get the infection.... I got scratches and cuts. But I jumped back into the swimming pool. The water had not been treated that
Bollywood Life (in)
added Mar 19, 2016 01:55
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[Sweden] New discoveries on the connection between nicotine and type 2 diabetes

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have made two new discoveries with regard to the beta cells' ability to release insulin. The findings can also provide a possible explanation as to why smokers have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.
EurekAlert
added Mar 10, 2016 20:45
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Stop Inhaling Your Partner's Jacket! Thirdhand Smoke Linked to Type-2 Diabetes Risk

Getting a whiff of a friend's jacket or hair reeking of that stale cigarette smell may sometimes feel familiar and comfortable for you occasionally, but the research warns that this is harmful to your body's capacity to produce insulin. This means that t
Youth Health Magazine
added Mar 9, 2016 02:35
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[California] Thirdhand smoke linked to Type 2 diabetes

Scientists at UC Riverside have found that thirdhand smoke (THS) exposure causes insulin resistance, a precursor to Type 2 diabetes. THS results when exhaled smoke gets on surfaces – clothing, hair, homes and cars.
University of California, Berkeley
added Mar 4, 2016 01:28
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‘Thirdhand Smoke,’ Traces Left On Clothing And Furniture, May Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk

researchers found that exposure to thirdhand smoke resulted in insulin resistance — a condition in which the body is able to produce insulin, but doesn’t use it properly. Insulin resistance is a precursor to Type 2 diabetes because glucose begins to build
Medical Daily
added Mar 3, 2016 00:31
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Why buying a home from a smoker raises YOUR diabetes risk: Third hand smoke can linger in furniture and carpets for decades

Scientists are warning that ‘third-hand smoke’ can lurk in walls and linger on furniture for decades, putting health at risk. Even long after the smoker has moved out, their toxic legacy may raise the risk of ills from diabetes to lung and liver problems
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2016 23:48
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A Health Threat to Bystanders Living in the Homes of Smokers: How Smoke Toxins Deposited on Surfaces Can Cause Insulin Resistance [FREE FULL TEXT]

THS exposure results in insulin resistance in the form of non-obese type II diabetes (NODII) through oxidative stress. If confirmed in humans, these studies could have a major impact on how people view exposure to environmental tobacco toxins, in particul
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 2, 2016 20:20
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